Now until Mar. 8th Laurel Fire Department Is looking for its next firefighters. Employee benefits include life and health insurance.
Minimum requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be a registered voter, be a high school graduate (or have GED), have a valid Social Security card, have a valid Mississippi driver's license, and must be a U.S. citizen.
For more details, call 601-428-6597.
Now until Mar. 8th United Way of Southeast Mississippi: Raffle Ticket Sales for $100K Payday Purchase a ticket for $100 for a chance to win $100,000. Buy three tickets and get one free.
Tickets can be purchased at the United Way office, online at UnitedWayPayDay.org, locations of Corner Markets and Sunflower, and select banks.
Proceeds benefit the United Way of Southeast Mississippi. For more information on ticket sales and locations, call 601-545-7141.
Now until Mar. 30th SBA offering disaster assistance after mid-December severe weather
If your home or business in or around Jones County was damaged by the severe weather and tornado on December 16, 2019, the U.S. Small Business Administration may be able to help with a low-interest disaster loan to help fund your repairs.
The first step in getting the help you need is to file your application, and you can do that several different ways. You can file online at DisasterLoan.sba.gov, or you can call them at 1-800-659-2955, then fill out and return the application SBA will send you.
Be sure to complete whichever form of application you choose by March 30.
Now until June 29th Summer Musical Theatre Camp Registration Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience, based at Southern Miss' Theatre Department on the main Hattiesburg campus, is specifically designed for developing acting, singing and dancing skills for ages 8-15. The campers will perform the fun and fabulous musical "Tut, Tut!" For more details, call 601-266-6442.
Every Friday Night Gospel Sing Starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Ovett Community Center. Anyone is welcome to sing. Food and refreshments are provided.
Every first and third Mon. Wayne Co. Extension Service: Crocheting Classes Whether you are a beginner or know a little about crocheting you are welcome to join this crochet classes. Meetings are every first and third Monday at the Wayne County Extension Office at 4:30 p.m. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Feb. 27th Jones College: Black History Leadership Program Takes place from 10:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. in the Home and Health Auditorium on the Ellisville campus. The keynote speaker is Dr. Angel Brutus, who serves as the Director of Counseling and Sport Psychology and is a member of Mississippi State University’s Sports Medicine and Performance team. For more details, call 601-477-4000.
Feb. 28th The Talleys Performing at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. For more details, call the church at 601-544-0414.
Feb. 29th 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Takes place in downtown Laurel on Front Street.
Food vendors, beverages, and a DJ will also be around to transform part of downtown Laurel into a sports arena. The tournament is 3-on-3, no more than 5 players per team and is double elimination.
There is a $50 entry fee per team and cash prizes will be given at the end of the tournament. For more details, call 601-433-3255.
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